MRCI preparing to reopen


To the editor, My name is Dave Borchert. I serve on the MRCI Board of Directors and would like to update the community on some exciting changes that MRCI is making. Also, I would like to dispel any rumors that we are permanently closing. We are actually making progress with some transitional ...

LWV provides Voter Education Tool VOTE411


To the editor: The League of Women Voters of New Ulm offers the nonpartisan election resource VOTE411.org. This “one-stop shop” for election information provides simple, helpful tools to help Minnesota voters navigate the voting process. VOTE411 provides candidate information, a voter ...

Consider God’s judgment


To the editor: Matt Dorfner of radio station KJLY just reminded his listeners that there have been 210,000 deaths in the United States from the COVID-19 virus. This is a terrible statistic, and we must keep ourselves, and more importantly, our friends, families, and acquaintances safe by ...

Support Andrea Boettger


To the editor: I write this letter to encourage each of you to vote for Andrea Boettger for the New Ulm City Council this November. I have known Andrea for years now both personally and professionally. She has a mind for business and a heart for service, making her the perfect candidate to ...

COVID-19 relief act shouldn’t have to wait


President Donald Trump on Tuesday called off negotiations with Democrats in Congress on a COVID-19 relief bill until after the Nov. 3 election. The president accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of not negotiating in good faith, and said that after the election, “after I win, we will pass a ...

Chauvin has right to bail


Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murder in the death of George Floyd in May has posted a bond for $1 million in bail and has been released from state prison pending his trial. Gov. Tim Walz, acting out of “an abundance of caution,” activated the Minnesota ...